Air Force
  • Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., left, welcomes Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley, right, as the Senate Armed Services Committee hears from top officials of the Air Force during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 7, 2013. Besides funding for next year's Pentagon budget, the Air Force is dealing with controversy over sexual assaults and how the military justice system handles it. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    Sen. Levin told a committee hearing that a Pentagon report estimates that there are more than 70 sexual assaults involving military personnel every day.

    LAST UPDATE : May 08, 2013, 6:43 PM EDT
  • JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Five South African officials, including police and military commanders, have been suspended after a chartered plane carrying about 200 guests from India to a lavish family wedding was allowed to land at a South African air force base, the government said Friday.

    LAST UPDATE : May 03, 2013, 2:52 PM EDT
  • Master Chief, Donnie, Novak, of Chesapeake, Va., looks out from the bridge aboard the Cruiser USS Anzio at Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, Va., Friday April 12, 2013.

    Parochial interests of lawmakers who want local naval bases and military installations left open clash with broader national directive to pull back.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 23, 2013, 3:46 AM EDT
  • STS-107 crew members in June 2003

    The seven astronauts who died aboard space shuttle Columbia 10 years ago were husbands, fathers, wives, a mother, ilitary pilots, doctors and engineers.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 31, 2013, 11:57 AM EST